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No. 9 Michigan State bounces back and routs Indiana 85-57

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Miles Bridges scored 22 and Nick Ward had 18 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 9 Michigan State bounce back with an 85-57 win over Indiana. More>>

Without NHL players, Olympic tournament is 'wide open'

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The first Olympic men's hockey tournament without NHL players since 1994 is wide open. More>>

Syracuse women making slow strides on basketball court

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Syracuse coach Quentin Hillsman dealing with inexperience as he tries to recapture some of the magic that produced a program-record 30 victories two years ago. More>>

Power Five conferences approve medical benefits extension

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The five biggest conferences in the NCAA have approved a measure requiring their schools to extend medical coverage for two years after student-athletes leave campus. More>>

Tim Tebow invited to spring training by Mets

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Tim Tebow will be at spring training with Mets as he enters 2nd season of pro baseball. More>>

No. 18 Oregon State women down No. 7 Oregon 85-79 in OT

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Kat Tudor had a career-high 34 points, including seven 3-pointers, and No. 18 Oregon State snapped No. 7 Oregon's nine-game winning streak with a 85-79 overtime victory on Friday night. More>>

Jets WR Anderson arrested in Florida on slew of charges

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New York Jets wide receiver is facing a slew of charges in Florida, including threatening a police officer's family and saying he would rape the officer's wife. More>>

Winners and losing teams from early NFL draft entry period

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Plenty of teams lost multiple players to the NFL draft, but some made out better than others. More>>

Darnold, Rosen, Jackson among 119 underclassmen in NFL draft

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Quarterbacks Sam Darnold, Lamar Jackson and Josh Rosen are among the record 106 underclassmen given special entry the NFL draft, making it four of the last five seasons in which at least 95 players have declared early. More>>

Buckeyes still loaded as most NFL-eligible players stay put

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Ohio State lost three players who decided to leave early for the NFL draft but kept its core of elite talent for next season. More>>

Oklahoma's Young, Duke's Bagley lead list of top performers

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Oklahoma's Trae Young, Duke's Marvin Bagley III and Arizona's Deandre Ayton lead the list of top performers in college basketball as the season crosses its midway point. More>>

'How dare you': Gymnasts confront Michigan sports doctor Video included

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U.S. Olympian McKayla Maroney says being sexually assaulted by a Michigan sports doctor who molested her and other gymnasts scarred her mind in ways that may never heal. More>>

Landale leads Saint Mary's to upset of No. 13 Gonzaga, 74-71

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Jock Landale had 26 points and 12 rebounds, and Saint Mary's beat No. 13 Gonzaga 74-71 to take sole possession of first place in the West Coast Conference. More>>

Palmer scores 19, leads Huskers in 72-52 rout of Michigan

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James Palmer Jr. scores 19, Isaiah Roby had a career-high 14 and Nebraska beat No. 23 Michigan 72-52 for its first win over the Wolverines since joining the Big Ten. More>>

Oklahoma's Mayfield takes Manning Award as nation's top QB

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Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield has been named the 2017 Manning Award winner after a season in which he passed for 4,627 yards and 43 touchdowns. More>>

UConn women extend conference win streak, top Tulsa 78-60

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Azura Stevens came off the bench to score 22 points and lead top-ranked UConn to a closer-than-expected 78-60 win over Tulsa. More>>

Emmert expects to see quick changes in college basketball

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NCAA President Mark Emmert says the governing must act on a set of recommendations to clean up college basketball before the start of next season. More>>

Athletes hope power leagues pass medical coverage extension

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A proposal before the NCAA this week would require medical coverage to be extended for at least two years after athletes leave campus and would apply only to schools in the five richest leagues. More>>

No. 10 Jayhawks back on top of Big 12 with fresh approach

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Kansas has always relied on skilled big men, defense and rebounding to win the Big 12 title, but the script has been different for the run-and-gun Jayhawks this season. More>>

New coach, healthy star push Buckeyes to unexpected heights

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A new coach and a healthy star are taking Ohio State to unexpected heights. More>>

Milton scores 33, lifts SMU over No. 7 Wichita State 83-78

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Shake Milton hit five 3-pointers en route to a career-best 33 points and SMU beat No. 7 Wichita State 83-78. More>>

No. 1 Villanova leads by 44, beats Ewing, Georgetown 88-56

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Top-ranked Villanova led by as many as 44 points and gave Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing a rude welcome back to the schools' rivalry by beating the Hoyas 88-56. More>>

Oregon AD Mullens new playoff selection committee chairman

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Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens will be the new chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee, starting next season; three new Power Five ADs will join the 13-member panel. More>>

Roach scores 20 as Texas beats No. 8 Texas Tech 67-58

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Kerwin Roach II scored 20 points in a surprise return to the lineup and Texas upset No. 8 Texas Tech 67-58 Wednesday night. More>>

Holtmann makes Big Ten history as Ohio St. tops Northwestern

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Chris Holtmann became the first coach in 95 years to win his first seven Big Ten games as No. 22 Ohio State defeated Northwestern 71-65. More>>

Missouri uses late run to beat No. 21 Tennessee 59-55

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Kevin Puryear had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Missouri rallied in the second half to beat No. 21 Tennessee 59-55. More>>

Quarterback's death permeates NCAA convention discussions

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Police are interviewing Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski's friends and people who knew him to try to learn why he apparently took his life. More>>

Ex-Cal G Clarendon sues university alleging sexual assault

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Former California women's basketball player and current WNBA guard Layshia Clarendon has filed a lawsuit against Cal claiming she was sexually assaulted by a longtime member of the athletic department. More>>

Football's divisional round viewership down 16 percent

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Viewership for football's divisional round of playoffs is down 16 percent from last year's games, offering ammunition to critics of the NFL. More>>

Bentley's Barbara Stevens gets 1,000th coaching win

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Barbara Stevens of Division II Bentley became the fifth women's basketball coach to reach 1,000 victories when her Falcons defeated Adelphi 78-66 in a Northeast-10 game. More>>

Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski dies in apparent suicide

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Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski found dead in apartment. More>>

Howard brothers share sweet 3-point shots, brotherly bond

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Two of the best 3-point shooters in college basketball are bonded by brotherhood. More>>

Mykhailiuk, Graham lead No. 10 Kansas over No. 6 WVU 71-66

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Mykhailiuk, No. 10 Kansas roar back from big deficit to beat No. 6 West Virginia 71-66. More>>

Gonzaga and Saint Mary's meet in first WCC clash

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The first of two regular-season meetings between No. 13 Gonzaga and Saint Mary's is the first step in determining a West Coast Conference champion. More>>

Top-ranked UConn survives upset scare from No. 9 Texas 75-71

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Katie Lou Samuelson scored 19 points and Crystal Dangerfield made two free throws with 8 seconds left as top-ranked UConn beat No. 9 Texas 75-71. More>>

Texas Tech fined, WVU's Harris reprimanded after court-storm

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The Big 12 has reprimanded and fined Texas Tech $25,000 and reprimanded West Virginia forward Wes Harris for hitting a fan who joined thousands of others in a postgame celebration. More>>

Villanova still No. 1, Virginia and Purdue rise in AP Top 25

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Villanova is No. 1, Virginia rises to No. 2 and Purdue moves up to No. 3 in a week of changes in the AP Top 25. More>>

Louisville is No. 2 behind UConn in women's basketball poll

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Louisville is No. 2 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the first time in school history. More>>

Penn State is growing into 'Hockey Valley'

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After creating Division I men's and women's programs, Penn State is becoming 'Hockey Valley'. More>>

Big 12 schools continue beating up on one another

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Big 12's strength taking a toll as conference teams beat up on each other. More>>

AP source: Arizona to hire Kevin Sumlin as football coach

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A person familiar with the decision says Arizona will hire former Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin. More>>

Hall's 25 lead No. 3 Virginia past NC State 68-51

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Devon Hall scored a career-best 25 points and No. 3 Virginia pushed its winning streak to eight with a 68-51 victory over North Carolina State. More>>

West Virginia reviewing court storm incident at Texas Tech

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West Virginia says it is reviewing an incident in which a player is seen striking a Texas Tech fan who had joined thousands of others in a postgame celebration. More>>

Keith Jackson, 89, announcer with 'Whoa, Nelly!' call, dies

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Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89. More>>

Hoge takes a 1-shot lead on wild day at Waialae

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Tom Hoge not bothered by false alarm of a missile and just as calm about chance for 1st PGA Tour victory. More>>

Coach K misses Duke's game against Wake Forest with virus

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Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski to miss Wake Forest game because of virus; Capel running team. More>>

No. 1 Villanova holds off Ponds, St. John's in 78-71 win

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Donte DiVincenzo hit six 3-pointers and scored 25 points to help No. 1 Villanova silence a rowdy New York crowd and hold off upset-minded St. John's 78-71 on Saturday night. More>>

Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio returning to Bears

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The Chicago Bears hire former Oregon coach Mark Helfrich as their offensive coordinator. More>>

Column: What's the worst sports city in America?

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Column: Atlanta gets a lot of credit for being the worst sports city in America, but Cleveland, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Phoenix and San Diego are also very much in the mix. More>>

Life around football prepares Gutekunst for Packers GM job

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A life around football has prepared Brian Gutekunst for his new job as the general manger of the Green Bay Packers. More>>

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week. More>>

Travel an extra grind for Division I's smallest schools

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The difficult road: Travel rarely easy for college basketball's smallest programs. More>>

No. 3 Louisville women dominate No. 2 Notre Dame 100-67

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Durr and Hines-Allen combine for 67 points, No. 3 Louisville rolls past No. 2 Notre Dame 100-67 in ACC showdown. More>>

Fitzpatrick among 5 Alabama underclassmen entering NFL draft

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National champion Alabama is losing four more underclassmen to the NFL draft, including All-America safety Minkah Fitzpatrick. More>>

Young college try: Boeser, Keller impress as NHL rookies

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College products Brock Boeser and Clayton Keller are impressing as NHL rookies. More>>

Booth scores 21, No. 1 Villanova routs No. 10 Xavier 89-65

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Phil Booth hit five 3s and scored 21 points and Jalen Brunson had 17 to lead No. 1 Villanova to an 89-65 win over Xavier on Wednesday night. More>>

Texas guard Andrew Jones diagnosed with leukemia

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Texas says sophomore guard Andrew Jones has leukemia and has already begun treatment. More>>

Suspended Louisville forward Bowen enrolls at South Carolina

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Suspended Louisville forward Brian Bowen Jr. enrolls at South Carolina, joins Gamecocks men's basketball team. More>>

For moms of boys, mixed emotions over sexual misconduct saga

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Of the many American women dismayed by the wave of sexual misconduct scandals, there's a subgroup with distinctive hopes and fears: mothers of boys. More>>

Iowa coach Ferentz faces an unusual rival: his neighbors

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Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz is preparing to battle an unlikely off-season opponent: his next-door neighbors. More>>

Georgetown's Ewing tops St. John's Mullin 1 more time at MSG

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Patrick Ewing returned to Madison Square Garden and got the better of Chris Mullin and St. John's one more time in a throwback to their Big East days of the 1980s. More>>

Haas' free throw gives No. 5 Purdue 70-69 win over Michigan

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Isaac Haas made a tiebreaking free throw with four seconds remaining and No. 5 Purdue remained unbeaten in the Big Ten with a 70-69 victory over Michigan. More>>

Young's 27 lift No. 9 Oklahoma over No. 8 Texas Tech 75-65

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Trae Young scored 22 of his 27 points in the second half to help No. 9 Oklahoma beat No. 8 Texas Tech 75-65. More>>

No. 2 West Virginia escapes with 57-54 win over Baylor

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Jevon Carter sank the go-ahead 3-pointer with 57.5 seconds left and No. 2 West Virginia escaped with a 57-54 victory over Baylor. More>>

'Bama-Georgia draws 2nd-largest CFP championship TV audience

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The national championship game between Alabama and Georgia drew 28.443 million viewers, making it the second-most watched title game in the four-year-old format of the College Football Playoff. More>>

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Final rankings of' 17, looking at '18

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Alabama is the national champ again and the Crimson Tide won the championship with a bunch of freshmen coming off the bunch. More>>

ESPN reaches 28.4 million with football championship

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The college football semi-final between Georgia and Oklahoma is a bigger television draw than Alabama's win over Clemson. More>>

Titans confident with Marcus Mariota doing bit of everything

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Marcus Mariota is a winner. The 2014 Heisman Trophy winner always has been, even if his Titans weren't winning. Now Tennessee's third-year quarterback is healthy and doing a bit of everything to lead the Titans to victories when it matters most. More>>

Alabama is No. 1 in final AP poll for 11th time; UCF 6th

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Alabama was voted No. 1 in the final Associated Press college football poll after the Crimson Tide beat Georgia in the national championship game, and unbeaten Central Florida finished sixth. More>>

Nielsen's top programs for Jan. 1-7

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A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Jan. 1-7. More>>

Column: Nick Saban's 6th championship is the best of all

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Column: Nick Saban has won plenty of national titles with the best players, but his sixth championship was all about the coach after he made a gutsy quarterback switch at halftime. More>>

TOP 25 THIS WEEK: No. 8 Texas Tech gets 2 top-10 opponents

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No. 8 Texas Tech faces two tests with games against No. 9 Oklahoma and No. 2 West Virginia this week. More>>

Walk-off: Alabama beats Georgia in OT for national title Video included

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Tua Tagovailoa threw a 41-yard touchdown to DeVonta Smith to give No. 4 Alabama a 26-23 overtime victory against No. 3 Georgia to win the College Football Playoff national championship. More>>

Trump gets a national anthem moment at football title game

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President Donald Trump is in Atlanta to watch Alabama's Crimson Tide and Georgia's Bulldogs face off in the College Football Playoff National Championship. More>>

Trump takes victory lap on taxes with rural Americans Video included

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Trump promoting his administration's plans to boost economic development in rural communities _ and reserving a seat at college football's championship game. More>>

A championship game filled with big moments

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Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa threw scoring passes to Calvin Ridley in the fourth quarter and to DeVonta Smith in overtime to lift the Crimson Tide to their fifth national title since 2009 in a championship game filled with memorable moments. More>>

Alabama's youngsters deliver on national championship stage Video included

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Alabama's latest group of hotshot recruits delivered on college football's biggest stage. More>>

Georgia can't find more OT magic in crushing loss to Tide Video included

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1 week after double-OT Rose Bowl win, Georgia can't find more overtime magic in crushing championship game loss to Alabama. More>>

National title game still feels like afterthought to season

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The College Football Playoff is here to stay, but the national championship game is still trying to make its mark. More>>

The Latest: Alabama beats Georgia 26-23 in OT for title Video included

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The Latest: Georgia arrives with backup TE on crutches. More>>

Villanova returns to No. 1 in reshuffled AP Top 25 poll

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Villanova returned to No. 1 in the new AP Top 25 poll after falling out of the top spot for a week. More>>

The Latest: Trump touts tax overhaul as boon for farmers

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The NAACP is urging people to wear white and hold anti-Trump signs on Monday for President Donald Trump's visit to Atlanta. More>>

Beamer, Brown head College Football Hall of Fame class

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Coaches Frank Beamer, Mack Brown highlight latest class of College Football Hall of Fame. More>>

A few dozen protesters in cold rain outside the big game

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The NAACP is urging people to wear white and hold anti-Trump signs and another group says demonstrators will gather to "take a knee" during President Donald Trump's visit to Atlanta Monday. More>>

The Latest: Police: Journalist's medication caused confusion

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Houston police say a sports journalist who went missing after telling a friend she feared she was being followed has been found unharmed. More>>

'Falling apart?' Trump's insults not forgotten in Atlanta

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At championship game, Trump can expect Southern hospitality of city he disparaged as 'falling apart'. More>>

Rutgers back in AP women's hoops poll; UConn still No. 1

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Rutgers is back in The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the first time since 2015. More>>

Wake Forest's Bakero, Stanford's Sullivan win Hermann Trophy

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Wake Forest's Jon Bakero, Stanford's win soccer's Hermann Trophy as top college players. More>>

High-tech Atlanta stadium a hit with fans after early woes

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Fans say Atlanta's new $1.5 billion stadium is living up to the hype after a series of construction setbacks caused several opening delays. More>>

Overachieving Ohio State stuns No. 1 Michigan State 80-64

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Keita Bates-Diop scored a career-high 32 points as Ohio State stunned No. 1 Michigan State 80-64 on Sunday. More>>

Saban, complacency-proof Alabama faces Georgia for title Video included

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Alabama coach Nick Saban has his Crimson Tide back in the College Football Playoff National championship game for the third straight season. More>>

UCF celebrates self-proclaimed national title at Disney

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Unbeaten UCF celebrates its self-proclaimed national championship with a parade at Disney World. More>>

ESPN says Trump interview during CFP title game unlikely

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An ESPN executive says the network has been in contact with the White House about interviewing President Donald Trump during the College Football Playoff championship game Monday night, but indications are it will not happen. More>>

TOP 25 REWIND: No. 2 Duke's defense off to slow start in ACC

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No. 2 Duke's defense is off to a slow start in Atlantic Coast Conference play. More>>

Saban way produces tenacious defenses for Tide _ and 'Dawgs

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Georgia coach Kirby Smart spent eight years as defensive coordinator for Alabama coach Nick Saban. More>>

N Dakota St takes back FCS title, tops James Madison 17-13

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Easton Stick threw a 50-yard touchdown pass to Darrius Shepherd and North Dakota State took back the Football Championship Subdivision title, beating James Madison 17-13. More>>

The Latest: Falcons topple Rams 26-13, face Eagles next

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The NFL playoffs get started Saturday with a doubleheader beginning in Kansas City, where the Chiefs will try to beat Tennessee for their first home postseason win in nearly a quarter century. More>>

Georgia punter takes unlikely road from Ivy to title game

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No one has taken a more unlikely road to the national championship game than Georgia's Cameron Nizialek, who punted for Ivy League school Columbia the last three seasons. More>>

Providence upsets No. 5 Xavier 81-72

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Kyron Cartwright scored 19 points with nine assists and four steals to help Providence beat No. 5 Xavier 81-72. More>>

Vegas bookies cheering national title game wagers

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Las Vegas bookies are looking to cash in on college football's national championship game. More>>

Colorado springs another upset, beats No. 14 Arizona 80-77

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McKinley Wright IV scored 16 points to lead five Colorado players in double figures, and the Buffaloes held off No. 14 Arizona 80-77 on Saturday to end the Wildcats' nine-game winning streak. More>>

N Dakota St takes back FCS title, tops James Madison 17-13

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Easton Stick threw a 50-yard touchdown pass to Darrius Shepherd and North Dakota State took back the Football Championship Subdivision title, beating James Madison 17-13. More>>

Intense Alabama DB Brown all business ahead of title game

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Intense Alabama defensive back Tony Brown was all business at media day, his focus solely on the marquee showdown between the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide and No. 3 Georgia in the national college football championship game. More>>

$10K reward in college player's shooting at New Year's party

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Police in Maryland are offering up to $10,000 for information about a shooting that paralyzed a college football player and an injured a 17-year-old. More>>

Alabama, Georgia players say Trump visit not a distraction

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Players from Alabama and Georgia are not concerned about President Trump's expected presence and the hoopla that comes with it being a distraction during the college football national championship game. More>>

Dogs' 'Big Ben' in pivotal role vs Alabama's defensive line

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'Big Ben' Cleveland could play key role in tough national championship matchup against Alabama's strong defensive front. More>>

Georgia and Alabama arrive in Atlanta, home away from home

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The bus ride for Georgia was about an hour from its campus in Athens to the capitol city. More>>

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